The Trump administration announced new tax rules to help spur investment in economically distressed neighborhoods. While investors can expect immediate tax breaks, the benefits to voters in targeted neighborhoods are harder to measure.
The opportunity zones come with several tax advantages. Capital gains placed in a certified opportunity zone fund will not be taxed through the end of 2026 or when the investment is sold, whichever comes first.
With home equity at an all-time high, homeowners could start turning more often to this source of lower-cost debt.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports the latest read on existing home sales from the National Association of Realtors.
Tianhe Ji of BNP Paribas says the slowing growth of China's economy is expected to continue for the rest of the year and 2019.
It is said that the best way to predict the future is to design it. Projections show that by 2050 society will require double the Earth’s available resources.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports that interest rates hit a near seven-year high, hitting homebuilding stocks and home buyers.
Bank of America Merrill Lynch downgrades homebuilder stocks Toll Brothers, PulteGroup and NVR and lowers its homebuilding estimates for 2018 and 2019.
Intense storms are becoming much more frequent, damaging local infrastructures and budgets. New companies are turning to technology to find ways to mitigate the impact of costly flooding nationwide.
Jonathan Miller, Miller Samuel CEO, joins 'Squawk Box' to discuss trends he sees in the housing market and how the tax laws in high-tax and low-tax states are going to impact investors.
CNBC's Robert Frank reports on the story of two markets in luxury real estate.
Two major homebuilder stock-tracking ETFs, the ITB and the XHB, are on track to post their worst years since 2008 — and some strategists see further downside.
Hisashi Furukawa of Japan Hotel REIT Advisors said geopolitical tensions won't have a 'major impact' on Japanese tourism in the long run.
Housing stocks fall broadly after analysts at Credit Suisse lowered their ratings and price targets on several companies in the sector.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports on mortgage applications falling.
Homebuyer demand is strong, but affordability was weakening even before rates began to rise, as tight supply pushed home prices sharply higher.
President Donald Trump's new tweet denying a financial stake in Saudi Arabia comes amid a growing furor over suspicions that the country's rulers ordered the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul.
The Trump Organization has received a record number of objections to its proposed new housing estate in Scotland.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports the latest read on the housing market from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB).
A monthly reading of homebuilder sentiment rose one point in October. Builders cite the drop in lumber prices as well as strong demand for housing as the driver of the gain. Builders continue to be faced with higher costs for land and labor.